News in Brief

24 August 2020


Thoroughbred

Rider Penalties

T Newman | Matamata 22 August; excessive use of whip; fined $500.

R Simpson | Matamata 22 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

J Riddell | Matamata 22 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

C Ormsby | Matamata 22 August; excessive use of whip; fined $300.

T Newman | Te Aroha 23 August; excessive use of whip; suspended 24 August - 4 September inclusive.

L Douglas | Te Aroha 23 August; failed to claim full allowance; fined $100.

J Riddell | Te Aroha 23 August; failed to make weight; fined $100.

J Waddell | Te Aroha 23 August; medical clearance required.

Horse Penalties

ROSIE GLOW | Gore 21 August; cardiac arrhythmia; veterinary clearance required.

TUTTA LA CLASSE | Matamata 22 August; very slow to jump; must complete trial.

HATTIE BEE | Matamata 22 August; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

FINAL SAY | Manawatu 22 August; bled; stood down for 3 months and veterinary clearance required.

PISTOLERO | Te Aroha 23 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

THREADTHENEEDLE | Te Aroha 23 August; lame right foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

FLEURISSIMO | Te Aroha 23 August; lame left foreleg; veterinary clearance required.

Protest

NO QUANTUM | Gore 21 August; denied a fair start; declared a non runner.


Harness

Driver Penalties

E Barron | Winton 20 August; out of position at start; fined $100.

A Fitzgerald | NZ Metropolitan 23 August; use of whip; suspended 24 August - 27 September inclusive.

D Butt | NZ Metropolitan 23 August; breach of push out rule; suspended 24 August - 22 October inclusive.

S Tomlinson | NZ Metropolitan 23 August; use of whip; fined $200.

Trainer Penalty

R & C Wilson | Non raceday dated 20 August; failed to present runner free of prohibited substance; fined $7,500.

Horse Penalties

DOWN TO THE BONE | NZ Metropolitan 21 August; atrial fibrillation; veterinary clearance required.

GLACIER COASTER | NZ Metropolitan 23 August; bled; stood down for 30 days and must complete trial with veterinary clearance required.


Greyhounds

Dog Penalties

TROUBLESOME LEE | Christchurch 17 August; marred; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

TIGGERLONG DEMON | Christchurch 17 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

MITCHAM DOUG | Christchurch 18 August; unsatisfactory performance; must complete trial.

DUNDEE GLITTER | Waikato 23 August; failed to pursue the lure; stood down for 28 days and must complete trial.

General

Secretary/Manager T Music | Christchurch 21 August; failed to inform trainer that his dog had regained the field thus denying runner a start; fined $300.